Popular Character Chiikawa Gets Exhibition at Sapporo PARCO

27.June.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

PARCO has announced an exhibition based on the popular Japanese character Chiikawa which will take place on the 7th floor of their Sapporo branch from July 3.

Entrance photospot

Chiikawa Diagnosis

Game

Bye Bye Photospot

Message board

Entrance ticket pochette bag bonus

Game stickers

Exclusive shopping bag

Event exclusive merchandise

Pins (10 Designs)

Chiikawa no Mori Postcard Book – Event Exclusive Edition

Chiikawa no Mori Postcard Book – Regular Edition

Folder

Hand Towels (2 Designs)

Face Towel

Acrylic Clock

Large Tote Bag

T-Shirt

Puzzle

Chiikawa is a popular character by Japanese illustrator Nagano. In Chiikawa no Mori, or Chiikawa Forest, lives Chiikawa, Hachiware, and Usagi, who enjoy relaxed lives there. Nagano’s stories of them have drawn much attention on Twitter. The event will include newly-drawn artwork, photo spots, a new animation, a game, a corner where you can write messages to Chiikawa and his friends, and much more. Pre-sales of postcard books are also available. And if you spend over ¥2,200 at the event, you get a free exclusive shopping bag.

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